**The Limits of Mathematics**

by Gregory J. Chaitin

**Publisher**: Springer 2003**ISBN/ASIN**: 1852336684**ISBN-13**: 9781852336684**Number of pages**: 270

**Description**:

This book is the final version of a course on algorithmic information theory and the epistemology of mathematics and physics. It discusses Einstein and Goedel's views on the nature of mathematics in the light of information theory, and sustains the thesis that mathematics is quasi-empirical.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(600KB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Logic and Information**

by

**Keith Devlin**-

**ESSLLI**

An introductory, comparative account of three mathematical approaches to information: the classical quantitative theory of Claude Shannon, a qualitative theory developed by Fred Dretske, and a qualitative theory introduced by Barwise and Perry.

(

**9447**views)

**Information Theory, Inference, and Learning Algorithms**

by

**David J. C. MacKay**-

**Cambridge University Press**

A textbook on information theory, Bayesian inference and learning algorithms, useful for undergraduates and postgraduates students, and as a reference for researchers. Essential reading for students of electrical engineering and computer science.

(

**24717**views)

**Information-Theoretic Incompleteness**

by

**Gregory J. Chaitin**-

**World Scientific**

In this mathematical autobiography, Gregory Chaitin presents a technical survey of his work and a non-technical discussion of its significance. The technical survey contains many new results, including a detailed discussion of LISP program size.

(

**7619**views)

**Network Coding Theory**

by

**Raymond Yeung, S-Y Li, N Cai**-

**Now Publishers Inc**

A tutorial on the basics of the theory of network coding. It presents network coding for the transmission from a single source node, and deals with the problem under the more general circumstances when there are multiple source nodes.

(

**14063**views)